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Ryan Schneider is to replace Computer Modelling Group retiree Ron Kutney as VP marketing and Canadian sales. David Hicks is VP Eastern Hemisphere.

Koosum Kalyan has been nominated to the Aker Solutions board. He was previously with Shell.

Steven Ferrigno is MD EMEA for Allegro Development Corp and Mark Weaser is MD Asia Pacific.

CGG has appointed Luiz Braga to Latin America director.

CSC has named Maruf Majed, VP and general manager for the AMEA region.

Marc Kassis heads-up Dassault Systèmes new Dubai Internet City office.

Jan Kees van Gaalen is executive VP and CFO of Dresser-Rand, succeeding retiree Mark Baldwin.

Thierry Gregorius has joined Exprodat as principle consultant. He was formerly with Shell and Landmark Information Group.

Flotek Industries’ Board has elected former KPMG audit partner Richard Walton as Executive VP and CFO.

Maarten Schönfeld, formerly of Shell, has been nominated for appointment as member of the Fugro’s supervisory board replacing F.J.G.M. Cremers who resigned.

General Electric is to build a $110 million global oil and gas research center in Oklahoma.

Great American Group has appointed Robert Callaway as head of its new oil and gas unit.

Halliburton has opened a new completion technology and manufacturing center in Singapore.

Dan McNease has joined Independence Contract Drilling’s board. He is also a member of the HitecVision board.

Charles Brankman has joined IHRDC as director of instructional programs. He hails from C12 Energy.

Jerre Stead is executive chairman of IHS. Scott Key is president and CEO.

Kieron Lennox and Andy Coward have joined Ipcos as business developers.

The Open Geospatial Consortium has created a Middle East and North Africa Forum for outreach and education.

Carla Lloret has joined the Oil and Gas Producers’ association as environmental coordinator.

Oilfield Instrumentation has added Scott Deaton to its business development team. He hails from Schlumberger.

Kevin Harris has joined P2ES as Director of global alliances and channels. He was formerly with Pros, a Houston software boutique.

Knowledge Reservoir has appointed Chuck Severson as VP reservoir management. He was previously with Hyperdynamics Corp.

Seitel has appointed Stephen Graham Hallows as senior VP HSSE. He joins from BP America.

CGI Group has established a Security Centre of Excellence, in Ottawa, Ontario.

Founder and executive chairman of Quanta Services, John Colson, is to retire as executive chairman of the board.

Business columnist Loren Steffy has joined strategic communications firm 30 Point Strategies.

Steve McCallum is new Regional Manager for Corpro in Europe and the Caspian. He hails from National Oilwell Varco.

Rockwell Automation has elected Phillip Holloman and Larry Kingsley to its board.

Claudia Oramas has been promoted from senior petroleum technician to associate petroleum engineer at Ryder Scott.

Robert Logan is now CIO of SAIC and the new Leidos company.

Senergy has appointed Allan Mathieson as carbon capture and storage team leader. Don DiBenedetto and Ron Hoogenboom have been appointed as regional subsurface managers.

Bob Braham has joined SGI as senior VP and chief marketing officer, reporting directly to SGI President and CEO, Jorge Titinger. He was formerly VP of marketing for EMC’s Enterprise Storage Division.


Regarding last month’s lead, ‘SAP HANA for Oil and Gas,’ SAP’s Ken Landgren tells us that it is SAP’s Syclo mobile service not SoftPro’s SignDoc that is deployed.

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